Top 100 Apology Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Apology Quotes from famous people such as Sienna Miller, Donna Brazile, Christopher Lloyd, Marty Stuart, Arlie Russell Hochschild, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I've made apologies to people I needed to, but I can't

I’ve made apologies to people I needed to, but I can’t apologise to people I don’t know for things they don’t understand.
Sienna Miller
On behalf of everyone at the DNC, we want to offer a deep and sincere apology to Senator Sanders, his supporters, and the entire Democratic party for the inexcusable remarks made over email. These comments do not reflect the values of the DNC or our steadfast commitment to neutrality during the nominating process.
Donna Brazile
In the movie ‘Star Trek 3: The Return of Spock,’ I’m a really bad Klingon, and I really enjoyed playing that – somebody who’s totally unscrupulous. It’s like he was not genetically equipped to feel compassion or sensitivity. Just outright evil without apology.
Christopher Lloyd
I make no apology about being a hillbilly.
Marty Stuart
What is for sale, what is not? If we really think that making your apologies to your wife or reading a bedside story to your child are activities that we can pay a stranger to do, then, without moralising, what has happened to us?
Arlie Russell Hochschild
With me, what you see is what you get. Yes, call me naive, but I love life. I am happy, and for that, I make no apologies. I do like to see the best in people, and when someone is nice to my face, I tend to believe them.
Joyce Giraud
I don’t ask for an apology because it’s only tomorrow’s fish-and-chip paper.
Tracey Emin
Perhaps the most satisfying thing occurred when Michael Jordan became a team owner and said to me, ‘I owe you a lot of apologies. It’s a lot harder to run a team than I thought.’
Jerry Reinsdorf
Sometimes all you’re looking for is an apology.
Ashleigh Murray
Sincere apologies are for those that make them, not for those to whom they are made. Sincere apologies are for those that make them, not for those to whom they are made.
Greg LeMond
We make no apology for being bold and ambitious.
Nicky Morgan
In GOP land, apologies and resignations are never enough.
Andrew Breitbart
I’m never going to make apologies for trying to create a kind of society and a kind of community where my kids will be proud to grow up in.
Andrew Gillum
I am the type of person who believes an apology should be sincere and from the heart.
Camille Grammer
Friends are God’s apology for relations.
Hugh Kingsmill
I will make no apologies, ever, for protecting the lives and the safety of the American people. We have to give more tools to our folks to be able to do that, not fewer, and then trust those people and oversee them to do it the right way. As president, that is exactly what I’ll do.
Chris Christie
I believe that things should be let go once they are discussed. Apology accepted. End of story.
Brad Goreski
An apology offered and, equally important, received is a step towards reconciliation and, sometimes, recompense. Without that process, hurts can rankle and fester and erupt into their own hatreds and wrongdoings.
Margaret MacMillan
I wouldn’t give Charles Barkley an apology at gunpoint. He can never expect an apology from me… If anything, he owes me an apology for coming to play with his sorry, fat butt.
Scottie Pippen
I am deeply committed to the cause of Indigenous Australians, and not just because of the Apology, but the big challenges which lie ahead in closing the gap.
Kevin Rudd
Leading up to this fight Julian Williams talked, and I held it in. I did what I had to do to become the champion of the world and I deserve my respect. He disrespected me all the way up to the fight. I said I don’t want your congratulations, I want your apology. I don’t care what they say, I knocked him out.
Jermall Charlo
Even now, we make no apologies for the choice we made. The sacrifices we made were selfless. The options we offered were patriotic while the paths we chose were well thought out.
Ibrahim Babangida
My objective with men at 2nd and 3rd is to get one quality pitch to drive them in. If it’s not available, I’m going to go to first base. I won’t make any apologies about that.
Joey Votto
I don’t know if there is redemption for people like Charlie Rose or Garrison Keillor. An apology helps, but what really matter are deeds.
Ann Wilson
I don’t drink wine during the day. Not even a little. Otherwise, the rest of the day is an apology.
Angie Dickinson
Everyone knows I’m black. I am who I am. This is the person that Lester Sr. and June Holt raised, and I make no apology for it. At the same time, I’m never going to pull a race card to get what I want. You can’t have it both ways.
Lester Holt
I’m not ashamed of being gay, never have been and never will be. For that I have no apologies.
Tommy Kirk
I have made the most profound apology in front of the Truth Commission and on other occasions about the injustices which were wrought by apartheid.
F. W. de Klerk
I have a no-apology policy. No apologies for jokes. I apologize in my real life all the time. I say ridiculous things, I make mistakes constantly. But when I’m on stage, I’m at a microphone… it’s a joke!
Kathy Griffin
I made the apologies that needed to be made, and so I didn’t feel that Media Matters was a continuing form of saying I was sorry.
David Brock
Apologies are great, but they don’t really change anything. You know what does? Action.
Stella Young
We inadvertently bombed the Chinese Embassy. But Clinto

We inadvertently bombed the Chinese Embassy. But Clinton now is working very hard. He has sent a letter of apology to the Chinese. And, he’s also given them a gift certificate for future nuclear secrets.
David Letterman
When we talk about feminism – equality without apology for all – we can’t be talking about for all white women or all highly educated women but all women, regardless of color, class, creed, sexual orientation or identity.
Christine Pelosi
With apologies to all my past boyfriends, I never loved a man the way I loved my old apartment.
Jami Attenberg
First off, I’m not a scientist, and I make no apology for that.
Christopher Shays
Cheyenne Autumn was received not too successfully. I still think it was a very good movie. It was kinda Ford’s apology for the way he had treated Indians in his past pictures.
Richard Widmark
I make no apologies for being a huge fan of radio songs.
Keith Urban
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
Samuel Butler
There are no apologies for being a female in heavy metal and especially not in 2019.
Nita Strauss
I am determined to offer an apology with my death.
Hideki Tojo
We as Democrats have no apologies to make to anyone.
Richard J. Daley
In the grownup world an apology tour is just for show.
Carole Radziwill
Apology is only egotism wrong side out.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
P. G. Wodehouse
I didn’t want the responsibility, I didn’t know how to handle the responsibility of speaking for the gay community. I always felt like I owed them a huge apology for coming out too late.
Sean Hayes
Decades later I would look into my father’s eyes and try to reach past the murkiness of Alzheimer’s with my words, my apology, hoping that in his heart he heard me and understood.
Patti Davis
Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don’t go well.
Jim Rohn
I apologies to my fans, teammates and the Grizzlies organization for regrettably not doing the necessary research about what supplements I can put in my body.
O. J. Mayo
An apology might help, but you can change your life without one.
Robin Quivers
Nobody wants an apology letter 14 years later.
Lennon Parham
You know, I’m really bad at apologies. I’m just really bad at ’em.
Cris Collinsworth
Women live lives of continual apology. They are born and raised to take the blame for other people’s behavior. If they are treated without respect, they tell themselves that they have failed to earn respect. If their husbands do not fancy them, it is because they are unattractive.
Germaine Greer
Trump apologized for nothing, including the horrible tape, right? No apology.
David Brock
I sing ‘All Apologies’ with my own lyrics. People want to sing along, but then, oops, they realize it’s a different story.
Nina Hagen
I serve a higher power, Jesus Christ. I make no apologies in saying that.
Rick Warren
To me, as I see it, reparations would be something that is fairly specific to the descendants of slaves, and it would also be an official apology from the United States government for slavery.
Julian Castro
If a heartfelt apology on Twitter isn’t enough to restore some small semblance of faith in humanity, I don’t know what is.
Brianna Keilar
More people should apologize, and more people should accept apologies when sincerely made.
Greg LeMond
Apologies always seem to me like excuses.
Jim Harbaugh
True story: In the spring, my first in K.C., I’d written a series of columns in the Star demanding the Royals front office give fans discounted prices at concession stands as an apology for the 1994 strike. The Royals acquiesced.
Jason Whitlock
A stiff apology is a second insult… The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Authentic apology is a tricky thing to pull off in politics, which is why it so seldom occurs. Plausible deniability must be preserved. True contrition has to be displayed. Traitors to the cause must be immediately be jettisoned. Most of all, the goal is to stop the bleeding.
Gwen Ifill
There's never really been a true apology for slavery.

There’s never really been a true apology for slavery.
Kenya Barris
I want you to answer this question: Why should you settle for anything less than an authentic conservative who will fight for your views and values without an apology? Think about that.
Rick Perry
I’m not sure about public apologies on behalf of other people as far as the motivation for them.
Sonny Perdue